J-K LG meets family of TV artiste killed by terrorists

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday met the family members of TV artiste Amreen Bhat who was killed by terrorists last week and assured them of all possible assistance.

Bhat, who was also an emerging social media starlet, was shot dead and her 10-year-old nephew injured by three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists at her home in Budgam district’s Chadoora on May 25.

“Met the family members of Amreen Bhat at their residence at Budgam. She was a strong-willed woman and a pillar of support to her family,” Sinha tweeted.

He said the administration will provide every possible assistance and support to the family.

“We shall forever remember Amreen’s indomitable spirit,” he added.

Two of the terrirusts behind Bhat’s killing were gunned down in an encounter with security forces that broke out in the Aganhanzipora locality in Pulwama district’s Awantipora area on May 26. (PTI)